Over 20 sublime indoor/outdoor private dining venues offer ambiance and romance

main-lodgeMain Lodge

Panoramic views of the beautiful river, log fire and an antique table for two tucked into a private corner of this warm and richly atmospheric room.

library-detailThe Library

A cosy book-lined room with a table in front of the log fire offers a high level of seclusion, suitable for 2-10 guests.

the-studyThe Study

An antique drop-leaf table can be set up for 2-4 guests and faces an elevated view of the river – cosy and intimate.

outdoor-fireplaceOutdoor fireplace

The very first outdoor fireplace at Huka Lodge, now one of many, this area is very sheltered and can be used for semi-outdoor dining over more than just the summer months. Can seat 2-8, located just off the Main Lodge Room.

the-trophy-roomThe Trophy Room

This room was designed for many configurations so can accommodate a large group of up to 20 diners or a table for 2 guests in front of the fire. Two terraces provide opportunity for an outdoor table for 2-4, also with river views downstream towards the Huka Falls.

wine-cellarThe Wine Cellar

A spacious underground chamber lined with fine vintages can seat 2-10 guests within the central chamber.

The romantic private side chambers are perfect for a table for 2 guests.

breakfast_on_terraceFront Terrace

On a stone terrace looking to the river, outdoor dining is available for 2 couples at 2 separate tables – divine in summer.

outdoor-pavilionJetty Pavilion

On the bank of the deep turquoise-green waters of the Waikato River, the pavilion can seat 2-6 guests. The clever use of a mirror ensures that whatever side of the table you sit on, you can enjoy the river.

river-terraceRiver Terrace

With its own outdoor fireplace this intimate area can cater for 2-4 guests in comfort and style. Close to the Main Lodge building with dramatic views of the river and gardens.

in-the-groundsIn the Grounds

A table for two under the stars, within 17-acres of manicured grounds is always possible.

the-orchardThe Orchard

On top of the wine cellar is a small orchard of heirloom fruit trees – plums, apples, figs, quince etc and two outdoor fireplaces, supplemented by chiminea with two tables that can seat 2-6 guests.

chef-in-kitchenGreen Room

On outdoor ‘room’ with three sides completely enclosed by clipped green ‘walls’ comprised of evergreen hedging. Views to the river and chiminea – perfect for 2-6 diners.

owners-cottageOwner’s Cottage

Dining with own personal chef is possible in many areas – dining table, terrace or outdoor fireplace for 2-10 guests.

alan_pye_cottageAlan Pye Cottage

Dining options include the cosy outdoor fireplace pavilion, on the terrace beside the infinity pool, at the indoor dining table, on the lawn within the courtyard – with personal chef, for 2-8 guests.